ERP Architect - Senior Manager - Consulting

Recruiter
PwC
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1236766926
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job descriptionResponsibilitiesAs a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited toProactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors and aboveBe involved in the financial management of clientsBe actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clientsDevelop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clientsManage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the teamShape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteriaTrain, coach, and supervise team membersContinue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brandThe OpportunityPwC are looking for experienced Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solution Architects who are excited by the opportunity to own and execute the delivery of Microsoft Dynamics 365 implementations.The Solutions Architect is responsible for leading the delivery of our Microsoft Dynamics solutions, designing business-focused solutions using a holistic approach, understanding all systems involved and the impact proposed solutions will have on those systems. The role will be involved in the complete application lifecycle and will ensure best practice is adopted, providing technical leadership in projects, working closely with project leadership to guide technical resources to achieve the development and delivery of the solution. The ideal candidate will communicate effectively; therefore, will be equally comfortable talking with business owners as with programmers and infrastructure resources.Responsibilities and DutiesLead the design and development of business processes that enhance the out of the box Dynamics 365 functionalityIdentify and recommend customisations and enhancementsProvide gap-analyses, functional specifications for F&O enhancements and integrations to other business applicationsProvide expert application configuration and design by optimising features, user experience, data integrity, and system performanceDrive the effective transition of requirements to delivery, ensuring a clear and complete understanding of the requirements thereby ensuring successful deliveryPreparation of implementation documentation to ensure the effective support of the applicationCollaborate, manage and lead meetings with Functional/Business Leads and Technical Leads/Developers to ensure each phase of an implementation/development is executed with the solutions provided or recommended in a timely mannerIdentify risks and mitigate or communicate as necessaryExperience of pre-sales including preparing and delivering product demonstrations to prospective clientsEngage with project teams to develop best practices in an effort to integrate and improve user experienceDefine training needs within the team and coach other team membersProactively extend self-knowledge of the Microsoft solution stackExperience10+ years ERP delivery with at least 5 years in Dynamics AX2012/F&O, from a functional, technical and architectural standpointExperience with Dynamics implementation in a Lead Design role7+ years' experience in facilitation, analysis and prototyping7+ years' understanding of and primary responsibility for solutions within Finance, Projects or HR5+ years' experience with multi-phase, enterprise-wide implementationsSolid understanding of interoperability issues and the strengths and weaknesses of platforms and productsExperience of enterprise scale ERP implementationsExperience of mentoring junior staffPrevious experience working with a Microsoft Gold PartnerAttributesUniversity graduate with a relevant degree within a computational or business disciplineSkilled in the technical capabilities of Dynamics, Including appropriate certificationStrong and proven experience of implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX or F&ODeep and broad capability of Microsoft Dynamics function including Financials or Project Management and AccountingExceptional understanding of both the technical and functional capabilities of DynamicsExcellent presentation and demonstration skillsBusiness process mapping, modelling and documentation knowledgeAdept at Business Requirement Analysis with a focus on championing process change over development to simplify deliveryTraining in project management methodologies (such as PRINCE2, Agile or Scrum) would be beneficialConfident and effective communication skillsThinks clearly and calmly under pressureInvestigates problems to establish real or hidden causesSolves complex problems with creative solutionsPlaces emphasis on user satisfactionAbility to prioritise and successfully manage multiple projects/deadlines simultaneouslyMust have the ability to work independently as well as within a team environmentAbout PwC
We're one of the world's leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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